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Spanish is the second most natively spoken language in the world. Through study of the literary and linguistic heritage of Spain and Latin America, faculty engage students in the processes of critical reading and writing and help them to acquire and to refine their abilities to speak, understand, read and write the Spanish language. Spanish majors garner a fundamental understanding of the languages, cultures and literatures of the Spanish-speaking countries of Europe and the Americas. They also gain a broad knowledge of the humanities, history, and the social sciences.

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  • Journalist
  • Law Enforcement
  • Manager
  • Public Relations / Communications Officer
  • Reporter
  • Social Service Worker
  • Translator
  • Advertiser
  • Agriculturalist
  • Analyst
  • Business Administrator
  • Communications Professional
  • Educator
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Interpreter
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